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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Bloomberg BNA

University Chair in Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was recently quoted in the Feb. 27th issue of the Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter article, “Chamber Unleashes Barrage of Comments Critical of OSHA’s Proposed Silica Rule.”  Shapiro was quoted on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s criticism of the recently proposed OSHA silica rule. Continue reading »

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Professor Sidney Shapiro writes in The Huffington Post that citizens should have less blind faith in markets, more in government

As we develop in a book just published by Oxford University Press, Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Reformthe history of the United States reveals a pattern in which citizens alternate between relying on markets and democracy, including government intervention in those markets, to achieve the type of country in which we wish to live.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro co-writes book ‘Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation’

Professor Sidney Shapiro has co-written the book, “Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation,” with Joseph P. Tomain, Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert & Helen Ziegler Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. The book will be available in hardback on Amazon.com beginning Monday, Feb. 3. Continue reading »

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Professor Sidney Shapiro takes on Toxic Substances Control Act reform in Huffington Post

In the United States, the framework for safeguarding people and the environment against the dangers of toxic chemicals comprises three mutually reinforcing legal systems: federal regulation, state and federal civil justice systems, and state regulation.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in The Huffington Post regarding Senate battle over President Obama’s judicial nominees

WASHINGTON — The Senate is inching closer to a knock-down, drag-out fight over confirming nominees to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit — a top priority for President Barack Obama that some Republicans are determined to sink. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapior co-authors report offering recommendations for updating the Toxic Substances Control Act

The Center for Progressive Reform will release a report Oct. 29 offering recommendations for legislation to update the Toxic Substances Control Act. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Bloomberg BNA he doubts whether SBA’s new stance will have an impact on anti-regulatory discussion in Congress

The Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy has quietly walked back a 2010 study it had commissioned that purports to show the cost of government regulation, knocking down one of the pillars
of the anti-regulatory movement in Congress. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells USA Today regulatory costs are systematically overestimated

WASHINGTON — It appears that the government office designed to make federal rule-making more efficient is one of the most inefficient agencies in Washington. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro moderates national webinar sponsored by The Network of Public Health

Professor Sid Shapiro moderated a national webinar on “Environmental Noise: Public Health Effects and Legal Remedies,” sponsored by The Network of Public Health, on June 20, 2013.  Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in The Huffington Post regarding Obama D.C. Circuit nominees

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been signaling he may pick a fight on filibuster reform this summer, and a major litmus test will be whether Republicans block a handful of President Barack Obama’s key nominees in the coming weeks. But for now, Republicans can’t even agree on how to proceed. Continue reading »